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Oct 1, 2012 12:00pm PDT
's the teachers union is responsible for everything wrong with american education. >> andrew, the movie focuses on the so-called parent trigger laws which allows parents to sign a petition to essentially take over the school and make dramatic changes if it's failing. that sounds like empowering parents. that doesn't sound like a bad thing. i would say that the notion of allowing parents to take control of a school and have more control over the child's education, doesn't also seem like a fundamentally conservative idea to me. >> it isn't necessarily i suppose a fundamentally conservative idea, the charter school movement and parent trigger law only invoked a couple times is a controversial arena that's full of varying points of view. but, in fact, the company that produced this movie, walden media, which is owned by phil as i said, apparently stands to gabe tremendously from these privatization measures where what you're talking about is a group of parents and teachers, voluntarily giving up their union benefits taking over a school and for practical purposes selling it to a private company tha
Oct 3, 2012 12:00pm PDT
in oklahoma have been some of my greatest educators about the way that system works, they are deep thinking, caring people whose basic message here inside the prison system, what we see is the receiving end of what cheap politicians do by saying they are tough on crime. they promise taller fences, more cops on the beat, more handcuffs, et cetera, the public gets all lathered up, they get elected, they have to deliver on that where do they get the money? they take the money directly out of the programs that people in corrections have in place to try to give people the skill they never learned. so when they get out, they don't back repeat offender, they have a still skill that might get them a job or character traits the failing you schools don't teach them. i learned on the inside that correction sees the failure of this system on the receiving end. we show the films in prisons and oklahoma, do that because oklahoma is a remarkable state that allowed us to show a quite controversial fill tonight prisoners inside oklahoma. i learned the prize earns are themselves, like the guards around them,
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